Summer Safety: Mosquito Control


Jim Erwin, Biologist for mosquito control, Marion Co. Health Dept. explains the four D’s and how they can help make your family more comfortable.

Mosquito season is soon to be in full force, so the Marion County Health Department offers tips for keeping the pests at bay.  Don’t go outside at dusk or dawn, dress in long sleeves and pants when outside, use insect replant containing Deet and drain all standing water. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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